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New Perspectives Microsoft® Windows® 10: Comprehensive, 1st Edition

  • Lisa Ruffolo
  • ISBN-10: 1305579380
  • ISBN-13: 9781305579385
  • 608 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2014, 2011, 2008
  • COPYRIGHT: 2017 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Offer your students a unique, critical-thinking approach to mastering Windows® 10 concepts and skills with the complete coverage in Parsons/Oja/Ruffolo’s NEW PERSPECTIVES MICROSOFT® WINDOWS® 10: COMPREHENSIVE. In addition to in-depth coverage of essential topics, this book highlights the best new features in the Windows® 10 Operating System, including Cortana, the new Edge browser, and new search functions. As part of the New Perspectives Series, this comprehensive edition offers proven learning features to help students of all learning styles absorb key information. A Visual Overview at the beginning of each module provides a graphic preview of content and serves as a study guide for later use. ProSkills Boxes highlight professional skills that relate to the module’s content, and Troubleshoot Exercises let students apply skills in a critical-thinking setting. Trust NEW PERSPECTIVES MICROSOFT® WINDOWS® 10: COMPREHENSIVE for all of the Windows® skills your students need.

Features

  • DYNAMIC VISUAL OVERVIEW PREVIEWS CONTENT. An engaging two-page spread at the beginning of each module session gives students a visual look at the session’s content. This visual summary functions both as a preview and as an effective study guide for students when preparing for quizzes and tests.

  • PROSKILLS BOXES FOCUS ON KEY PROFESSIONAL SKILLS. These helpful boxes highlight information on today’s most important professional skills that relate to the module’s content. Students master skills related to teamwork, verbal and written communication, and problem solving.

  • CASE-BASED, PROBLEM-SOLVING APPROACH EMPHASIZES PRACTICAL SKILLS. Students gain important hands-on practice in both basic and more advanced Microsoft® Windows® 10 skills and concepts as they review intriguing cases and complete corresponding, meaningful exercises.

About the Author

Lisa Ruffolo

Lisa Ruffolo has served as a technical writer and editor for more than 30 years. She is pursuing an emphasis in operating systems and digital literacy. She has edited top-selling books in the fields of introduction to computing, Microsoft Office, PC repair and computer programming.

Table of Contents

Module 1: Exploring the Basics of Microsoft® Windows® 10.
Module 2: Organizing Your Files.
Module 3: Personalizing Your Windows® Environment.
Module 4: Working with the Internet and Email.
Module 5: Protecting Your Computer.
Module 6: Searching for Information.
Module 7: Managing Multimedia Files.
Module 8: Connecting to Networks with Mobile Computing.
Module 9: Maintaining Hardware and Software.
Module 10: Improving Your Computer’s Performance

New to this edition

  • NEW COVERAGE HIGHLIGHTS THE LATEST INNOVATIVE MICROSOFT® WINDOWS® 10 FEATURES. Detailed, accurate coverage introduces both basic and advanced features within Microsoft® Windows® 10 as well as Cortana, the new Edge browser, and new search functions.
  • NEW BUSINESS CASE SCENARIOS KEEP STUDENTS ENGAGED. These interesting business case scenarios appear within each module and provide a real-world context for students to apply the concepts and skills they have learned.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Website, Comp  (ISBN-10: 1305579445 | ISBN-13: 9781305579446)

Find everything you need for your course in one place. This collection of book-specific lecture and class tools is available online via www.cengage.com/login. Access and download PowerPoint ® presentations, images, instructor's manual, videos, and more.

Cengage Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305879236 | ISBN-13: 9781305879232)

Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero® is a flexible, online system that allows you to: import, edit, and manipulate content from the text's test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.

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MindTap Computing for Ruffolo’s New Perspectives Microsoft® Windows 10: Comprehensive is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course—to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual, and to build their confidence. Empower students to accelerate their progress with MindTap. MindTap: Powered by You. MindTap gives you complete ownership of your content and learning experience. Customize the interactive syllabi, emphasize the most important topics, and add your own material or notes in the eBook.

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MindTap Computing for Ruffolo’s New Perspectives Microsoft® Windows 10: Comprehensive is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course—to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual, and to build their confidence. Empower students to accelerate their progress with MindTap. MindTap: Powered by You. MindTap gives you complete ownership of your content and learning experience. Customize the interactive syllabi, emphasize the most important topics, and add your own material or notes in the eBook.

SAM 365 & 2016 Assessment, Training, and Projects Instant Access with 1 MindTap Reader, (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 133711393X | ISBN-13: 9781337113939)

SAM trains and assesses essential Microsoft Office and computer concepts skills. Students engage in a hands-on simulated environment, then apply their skills live in the applications with real world scenarios. SAM’s auto-graded assignments and flexible reporting tools saves instructors time and energy.

Student Supplements

MindTap Computing, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Ruffolo’s New Perspectives Microsoft® Windows 10: Comprehensive  (ISBN-10: 1305884566 | ISBN-13: 9781305884564)

MindTap Computing for Ruffolo’s New Perspectives Microsoft® Windows 10: Comprehensive helps you learn on your terms. INSTANT ACCESS IN YOUR POCKET. Take advantage of the MindTap Mobile App to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards, and practice quizzes. MINDTAP HELPS YOU CREATE YOUR OWN POTENTIAL. GEAR UP FOR ULTIMATE SUCCESS. Track your scores and stay motivated toward goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you’ll know where to focus efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way. MINDTAP HELPS YOU OWN YOUR PROGRESS. MAKE YOUR TEXTBOOK YOURS. No one knows what works for you better than you. Highlight key text, add notes, and create custom flashcards. When it’s time to study, everything you’ve flagged can be gathered into a guide you organize.

MindTap Computing, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access for Ruffolo’s New Perspectives Microsoft® Windows 10: Comprehensive  (ISBN-10: 1337292494 | ISBN-13: 9781337292498)

MindTap Computing for Ruffolo’s New Perspectives Microsoft® Windows 10: Comprehensive helps you learn on your terms. INSTANT ACCESS IN YOUR POCKET. Take advantage of the MindTap Mobile App to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards, and practice quizzes. MINDTAP HELPS YOU CREATE YOUR OWN POTENTIAL. GEAR UP FOR ULTIMATE SUCCESS. Track your scores and stay motivated toward goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you’ll know where to focus efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way. MINDTAP HELPS YOU OWN YOUR PROGRESS. MAKE YOUR TEXTBOOK YOURS. No one knows what works for you better than you. Highlight key text, add notes, and create custom flashcards. When it’s time to study, everything you’ve flagged or noted can be gathered into a guide you organize.

SAM 365 & 2016 Assessment, Training, and Projects Instant Access with 1 MindTap Reader, (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 133711393X | ISBN-13: 9781337113939)

This access code is available to you for as long as your institution uses SAM 365 & 2016. MindTap Reader access length is dependent upon how it was setup by your instructor. SAM – Skills Assessment Manager – is the top online training resource for Microsoft Office and computer concepts skills. With automatic feedback on assignments and personalized study guides, SAM helps you stay on track for improved grades. SAM has all your course content in one easy location. SAM training and assessments simulate the real Microsoft Office environment and SAM projects let you apply the skills live in the application using real-world scenarios, preparing you for more workplace success.